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August 2015

Subject Date
First look at the view from Memorialís Battery Facility Graduate ... Aug. 27, 2015
Memorial University releases past water quality test results on t... Aug. 26, 2015
Four outstanding alumni to be recognized for tremendous contribut... Aug. 25, 2015
The Future of Nature: Memorial University to host first transdisc... Aug. 13, 2015
Memorial University water quality update, Tuesday, Aug. 4 Aug. 4, 2015
Media availability regarding water quality Aug. 4, 2015
Marine Institute Issues tenders for major development of Holyrood... Aug. 3, 2015
Memorialís main St. Johnís campus reopens [updated] Aug. 2, 2015
Memorialís main St. Johnís campus reopens Aug. 2, 2015

July 2015

Subject Date
Update on water quality at Memorial University July 31, 2015
Most of Memorial Universityís St. Johnís campus closed on July 31... July 30, 2015
New Wood Group Chair in Arctic and Harsh Environment Engineering ... July 28, 2015
Vice-president (research) appointed to board of governors for the... July 28, 2015
Memorial University researchers and teachers focus on food and wa... July 24, 2015
Poppies bring old adversaries together July 24, 2015
International study co-authored by Memorial archaeologists confir... July 21, 2015
Military transition business boot camp returns to St Johnís July 20, 2015
Peer group to increase advancement of women in local technology s... July 16, 2015
Holyrood Marine Base to host open house July 15, 2015
PSA: Fall application to graduate deadline looming for Memorial U... July 9, 2015
Memorial Universityís Board of Regents approves budget proposal July 9, 2015
Professores emeriti recognized July 8, 2015
Memorial University to host poppy painting exhibit July 6, 2015
Memorialís Battery Facility Graduate Student Accommodations offer... July 6, 2015
Fifty high school students from across the province depart for pr... July 2, 2015
Memorial University to hold conference on information theory July 2, 2015

June 2015

Subject Date
Multisectoral healthy active living strategy needed for children ... June 29, 2015
Memorial receives more than $6 million to support innovative rese... June 24, 2015
Marine Institute and National Research Council to host internatio... June 24, 2015
Education identified as key to reconciliation June 18, 2015
Memorial Universityís bachelor of nursing program delivers gold s... June 18, 2015
Marine Institute of Memorial University to hold 2015 graduation c... June 18, 2015
Memorial Universityís Faculty of Medicine receives international ... June 16, 2015
Study finds gap between aims of Canadian physical education curri... June 15, 2015
Memorial University names 2015 Rothermere Fellow June 11, 2015
Genesis Centre expands to Holyroodís BeachHead Innovation Center ... June 11, 2015
Marine Institute signs memorandum of understanding with Iceland-b... June 11, 2015
Memorial University alumna awarded Trudeau Scholarship June 9, 2015
What kind of province do we want? Memorialís Harris Centre poses ... June 8, 2015
Marine Instituteís ROV technician program receives accreditation June 5, 2015
36th Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing being held in St. Johní... June 5, 2015
Leading nurse researcher to headline conference at Memorial Unive... June 5, 2015
Memorial University seeking nominations for community service awa... June 4, 2015
National engineering academy inducts three individuals with ties ... June 4, 2015
Memorial university seeking nominations for community service awa... June 4, 2015
PSA: Occupational and physiotherapy feasibility committee seeks p... June 1, 2015
Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance launches first trans-Atlantic ma... June 1, 2015

May 2015

Subject Date
Mark English to lead Memorial Sea~Hawks womenís basketball progra... May 29, 2015
Two Memorial University students selected to participate in natio... May 29, 2015
Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance to launch first trans-Atlantic m... May 29, 2015
PSA: Connect on social media to celebrate convocation at Memorial May 25, 2015
Memorial University to hold spring convocation ceremonies in St. ... May 25, 2015
Dance symposium to celebrate naming of community dance studio May 20, 2015
Memorial Universityís Faculty of Medicine Shaves for the Brave May 19, 2015
Rethinking transportation: A ticket to social equity May 14, 2015
Memorial University doctoral student wins Eastern Regional 3MT Co... May 13, 2015
Memorial University administration works to find solutions to bud... May 13, 2015
Memorial University to present 33rd annual Alumni Tribute Awards May 13, 2015
Symposium of Singing and Song to take place at Memorial Universit... May 12, 2015
Memorial University to host TD Discovery Days May 8, 2015
Investment banker, entrepreneur honoured by Memorialís business f... May 6, 2015
PSA: Faculty and staff art exhibit opening at Memorial University... May 5, 2015
Derek Murphy, Jeff LeDrew to be recognized by Memorialís business... May 5, 2015
Fourth annual Alumni Job Fair taking place at Memorial University May 5, 2015
Memorial University opens $29.1-million Craig L. Dobbin Genetic R... May 1, 2015
Memorial University president reacts to 2015-16 provincial budget May 1, 2015

April 2015

Subject Date
Anatomy lends a teaching hand at Memorial University April 30, 2015
Memorial University to open Craig L. Dobbin Genetics Research Cen... April 30, 2015
Navy marine engineering technicians graduate from Memorial Univer... April 30, 2015
Regional ROV competition to test skills of junior and high school... April 29, 2015
PSA: Special screening of Last Days in Vietnam April 24, 2015
Before Beaumont Hamel, there was Gallipoli Ė Memorial University ... April 24, 2015
Enactus Memorial launches first carbon offset program that suppor... April 15, 2015
Canadian climate change scientist co-hosting panel discussion at ... April 15, 2015
Memorial University awarded two Canada Research Chair positions April 13, 2015
Memorial University student named finalist in national Storytelle... April 7, 2015
School of Pharmacy to receive $150,000 for interdisciplinary heal... April 2, 2015

March 2015

Subject Date
PSA: Memorial Universityís ARTS on Oceans presents Work and the S... March 31, 2015
Memorialís spring convocation will honour 10 distinguished indivi... March 31, 2015
National aging study receives further funding with Newfoundland a... March 31, 2015
PSA: Home is Here: Exhibit opening at Memorial Universityís Queen... March 30, 2015
Memorial University appoints new provost and vice-president (acad... March 26, 2015
Haviní a ball for a great cause March 26, 2015
Memorial Universityís School of Pharmacy to host Public Pill Drop March 26, 2015
Memorialís Botanical Garden receives national recognition March 24, 2015
Memorial University hosting symposium on Indigenous teacher educa... March 23, 2015
PSA: Memorial University to hold conference on Aboriginal citizen... March 20, 2015
Ocean technology company SubC Imaging wins international business... March 20, 2015
PSA: Public invited to Marine Institute open house March 19, 2015
PSA: ARTS on Oceans presents Work and the Sea March 18, 2015
Memorial University student wins prestigious Prime Ministerís Vol... March 18, 2015
PSA: Memorial University sociologist engaged in Sustainable Canad... March 17, 2015
PSA: 2015 UN World Food Programme photo exhibit March 17, 2015
Oldest snowmobile in Labrador focus of public presentation March 17, 2015
Pharmacy Research Innovation Day March 17, 2015
Cinema and space in Newfoundland and Labrador March 13, 2015
PSA: New date for Alumni Tribute Awards March 12, 2015
PSA: Re-imagining rural Newfoundland and Labrador March 12, 2015
PSA: Public invited to Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science... March 12, 2015
PSA: Memorial celebrates Open Education Week 2015 March 9, 2015
PSA: Public lecture to talk about Internet security and privacy March 9, 2015
PSA: Oldest snowmobile in Labrador focus of public presentation March 5, 2015
Memorial Universityís Business Day celebrates half a century March 5, 2015
Chief executive officer appointed at Memorial Universityís Genesi... March 4, 2015
School of Pharmacy embraces Pharmacist Awareness Month March 3, 2015
PSA: Memorial University Childcare Centre closing for repairs March 2, 2015
PSA: Sex Work: Soliciting Reflections March 2, 2015
Memorial Universityís Business Day celebrates half a century March 2, 2015

February 2015

Subject Date
The Sound of Political Change in Myanmar topic of public lecture Feb. 26, 2015
PSA: Gala concert celebrates major endowment Feb. 25, 2015
Exhibition and concert honours generosity of Edwin Procunier Feb. 25, 2015
PSA: Nominations open for Alumni Tribute Awards Feb. 24, 2015
PSA: Registration open for alumni and friends curling bonspiel Feb. 19, 2015
Finding solutions to bullying and harassment in schools and workp... Feb. 19, 2015
PSA: Memorial University workshop teaches more than good manners Feb. 18, 2015
PSA: A Newfoundland Chinese familyís experience Feb. 16, 2015
PSA: Memorial University public lecture examines researchís impac... Feb. 16, 2015
Video series recognizes Memorialís ambitious goal of doubling res... Feb. 16, 2015
PSA: Alumni Tribute Awards ceremony postponed Feb. 11, 2015
Memorial Universityís Harris Centre hosts public forum on hydraul... Feb. 10, 2015
Memorial University positioned for global success with Strategic ... Feb. 9, 2015
PSA: Reminder: Memorial University hosts second information sessi... Feb. 4, 2015
Public lecture about the local and national effects of climate ch... Feb. 4, 2015
Memorial University president to give annual address to St. Johní... Feb. 4, 2015
Memorial to host roundtable on intercultural and interdisciplinar... Feb. 4, 2015
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in St. Johnís ... Feb. 3, 2015
PSA: Memorial University hosts information session in St. Johnís ... Feb. 2, 2015

January 2015

Subject Date
Go Abroad Fair at Memorial University Jan. 30, 2015
PSA: Memorial University to honour exceptional alumni at Alumni T... Jan. 28, 2015
PSA: ARTS on Oceans sets sail Jan. 26, 2015
Memorial University explores opportunities in Arctic and harsh en... Jan. 26, 2015
Sixth annual SPARKS Literary Festival Jan. 23, 2015
PSA: SPARKS Literary Festival to take place this weekend Jan. 21, 2015
Brazilian student delegation to participate in Youth Oceans Confe... Jan. 21, 2015
PSA: Beyond the Palms: Art opening at Memorial Universityís Queen... Jan. 14, 2015
Memorialís Faculty of Arts enhances core curriculum Jan. 14, 2015
School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony to take place Jan. 13, 2015
$1.8 million awarded to support social sciences and humanities re... Jan. 13, 2015
PSA: Henrietta Harvey lecturer discusses oilís unconventional fut... Jan. 12, 2015
Deadline for application to graduate drawing near for Memorial st... Jan. 8, 2015

December 2014

Subject Date
Memorial University engineering co-op student to play Santaís lit... Dec. 23, 2014
Memorial announces architectural contract for Battery facility Dec. 18, 2014
Students learn about Beaumont Hamel through botany Dec. 18, 2014
Discovering the role of Newfoundland Miíkmaq in the Great War Dec. 12, 2014
Faculty and staff recognized for outstanding achievement at Memor... Dec. 11, 2014
Memorial University announces 2014 Alumni Tribute Awards recipien... Dec. 10, 2014
PSA: Youíre invited to a festive screening of The Polar Express Dec. 8, 2014
SHAD Valley program seeking exceptional students for 2015 Dec. 8, 2014
EDGE 2013 conference partners to receive Red Cross award Dec. 8, 2014
Memorial completes review of basketball incident Dec. 5, 2014
Students and entrepreneurs pitch business concepts at Pitch 101 Dec. 5, 2014
New $6.8-million R&D centre open for business at Memorial Univers... Dec. 5, 2014
Memorial University to hold Dec. 6 vigil Dec. 4, 2014
Genesis Centre graduates ocean technology company Dec. 4, 2014
Memorialís Genesis Centre to host graduation for Clarenville-base... Dec. 3, 2014
English and French language lessons help new immigrants exit pove... Dec. 2, 2014
Building a home for the holidays: Memorial hosts public forum on ... Dec. 2, 2014
Engineering and applied science researcher named Terra Nova Young... Dec. 2, 2014

November 2014

Subject Date
Tapping into Newfoundland and Labradorís rural drinking water cha... Nov. 27, 2014
Memorial University announces $50-million partnership to strength... Nov. 27, 2014
College of the North Atlantic and Memorial University students to... Nov. 26, 2014
Major funding announcement to support health-care research Nov. 26, 2014
PSA: On the move with Memorialís first dancer-in-residence Nov. 25, 2014
College of the North Atlantic and Memorial University to co-host ... Nov. 25, 2014
Public lecture on the social and ethical impact of improvisation Nov. 24, 2014
Research report celebrates collaboration and community Nov. 19, 2014
Memorial University students produce play about First World War Nov. 19, 2014
Project managers to get tips from pros at symposium Nov. 18, 2014
New report estimates the economic impact of Memorial University Nov. 14, 2014
Memorial social sciences and arts students awarded scholarships a... Nov. 14, 2014
Memorial research assists in health care delivery for Innu patien... Nov. 14, 2014
RECODE grant to help Memorial University become leader in social ... Nov. 13, 2014
Studying on sacred ground Nov. 7, 2014
Memorial University alumni named best in the world after winning ... Nov. 6, 2014
Marine Institute to hold Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 5, 2014
Memorial University receives national innovation award for physic... Nov. 5, 2014
Memorial to host conversation about boreal forests, poetry and mu... Nov. 4, 2014
PSA: Memorial University to host information session for seniors ... Nov. 3, 2014
PSA: Public lecture about safety of provinceís drinking water Nov. 3, 2014
National honours for Memorial University researchers Nov. 3, 2014
Harris Centre celebrates 10 years of relevance, integrity and ind... Nov. 3, 2014

October 2014

Subject Date
Memorial releases Face Forward: Presidentís Report 2014 Oct. 31, 2014
Report calls for more community involvement in environment and na... Oct. 30, 2014
Memorial University announces $1 million to be invested in oceans... Oct. 30, 2014
Ocean Sciences wraps up hands-on field trip program for high scho... Oct. 30, 2014
Nursing students hone their knowledge and skills in infection pre... Oct. 29, 2014
Be still our hearts: MUNdays over for another year Oct. 28, 2014
Day 5 of MUNdays is warm and fuzzy Oct. 27, 2014
Memorial University set to honour special alumni Oct. 24, 2014
Students Compete In Marine Institute Model Boat Race Oct. 24, 2014
MUNdays keep hearts a-thumpiní on Day 2 Oct. 24, 2014
University of the Arctic leadership to visit Memorial and share n... Oct. 23, 2014
PSA: Memorial hosts discussion on future of food in Newfoundland ... Oct. 21, 2014
PSA: Come celebrate with Memorial during I Love MUNdays 2014 Oct. 21, 2014
PSA: Taking research from the ivory tower to the hospital floor Oct. 20, 2014
PSA: All-star lineup for Super TSC Night concert Oct. 20, 2014
Memorial to receive funding to enhance aquaculture industry Oct. 17, 2014
New report suggests need for new approach to public policy and go... Oct. 16, 2014
Celebrating the university experience during MUNdays 2014 Oct. 16, 2014
PSA: Advisory re: road construction near St. Johnís Arts and Cult... Oct. 16, 2014
Student group Enactus Memorial to compete for World Cup in Beijin... Oct. 15, 2014
Memorial University to hold fall convocation ceremonies in St. Jo... Oct. 15, 2014
PSA: Connect on social media to celebrate convocation at Memorial Oct. 15, 2014
Marine Institute hosts competition challenging fishing industry t... Oct. 14, 2014
37th Annual Garden and Nature Art Exhibition at Memorial Universi... Oct. 9, 2014
Memorial researchers dive into the mysteries of Smith Sound, Trin... Oct. 9, 2014
Memorial names new 500-bed residence Macpherson College Oct. 8, 2014
Memorial to officially name new 500-bed residence Oct. 7, 2014
Enactus national champion to showcase World Cup presentation on O... Oct. 3, 2014
Rural development work needs to be more solution focused Oct. 2, 2014
Environmental protection on a nano-scale Oct. 2, 2014
PSA: Saving the CBC: A Public Forum Oct. 2, 2014
Memorial Universityís Medical Education Centre officially opened Oct. 1, 2014
PSA: Marine Institute public lecture to examine planning for coas... Oct. 1, 2014

September 2014

Subject Date
Forum sponsored by Memorialís Global Health Office looks at chall... Sept. 30, 2014
The Harris Centre is taking Memorial research out of the lab and ... Sept. 30, 2014
Symposium on Newfoundland and Labradorís role in the First World ... Sept. 30, 2014
International exchange ambassadors attend Go Abroad Fair Sept. 30, 2014
Region's top university teachers to be recognized in St. John's Sept. 29, 2014
Memorial University to officially open new Medical Education Cent... Sept. 29, 2014
Dance Games and Body Work: Public talk on dance video game resear... Sept. 29, 2014
Projects study Labrador Seaís role in the Earthís climate system Sept. 29, 2014
Newfoundland and Labrador culture and heritage: more than just to... Sept. 25, 2014
Capturing the vital signs of Newfoundland and Labrador Sept. 24, 2014
50th anniversary of Grand Banks sea adventure Sept. 23, 2014
PSA: Fresh Prints: Celebrating 40 years of St. Michaelís Printsho... Sept. 23, 2014
Memorial University takes on ocean plastics with citizen science Sept. 22, 2014
Memorial Universityís Botanical Garden celebrates Canadaís Nation... Sept. 22, 2014
PSA: What the First World War Taught Us: A lecture by Gwynne Dyer Sept. 22, 2014
MI Ocean Net to host Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup in Portugal... Sept. 19, 2014
Medical researcher at Memorial inducted into Canadian Academy of ... Sept. 19, 2014
Third Annual Terryís CAUSE on Campus in honour of Terry Fox Sept. 19, 2014
Not your typical kinesiology experience Sept. 19, 2014
Oilscapes: Visual Arts and the Materiality of Oil Sept. 19, 2014
New research needed to deal with provincial demographic challenge... Sept. 18, 2014
Psa: Reading by Edward Riche, Memorialís writer-in-residence Sept. 18, 2014
Two Memorial University professors named to Royal Society of Cana... Sept. 17, 2014
Memorial University alumni advance to final round of internationa... Sept. 16, 2014
Memorial University to showcase oceans research at international ... Sept. 15, 2014
Idea-sharing about car-sharing to take place at public forum Sept. 12, 2014
Annual Food íní Garden Fair at Memorial University Botanical Gard... Sept. 12, 2014
Ocean education and youth focus of Oceans Innovation 2014 Sept. 11, 2014
Teaching and learning collaborative space opens at Memorial Unive... Sept. 11, 2014
University leaders issue statement on interdisciplinarity in grad... Sept. 10, 2014
Memorial Universityís science and engineering researchers take ho... Sept. 10, 2014
Decoding Newfoundland and Labrador culture Sept. 9, 2014
Memorial University researcher named finalist for prestigious soc... Sept. 8, 2014
Fall honorary degree recipients announced Sept. 5, 2014
Memorial University names Pam Hall as inaugural Public Engagement... Sept. 5, 2014
Two Memorial students awarded prestigious Schulich Leader Scholar... Sept. 5, 2014
International excellence in social accountability award for Memor... Sept. 4, 2014
Memorial researchers awarded funding for social sciences research Sept. 3, 2014
17th anniversary of unveiling of Merchant Navy Memorial Sept. 2, 2014